The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 31 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 44 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.71% 5.43% 4.91%
As % of the Vendors category 15.22% 11.07% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £269 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -30.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
289 271 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.48% 49.09% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 154 120
Average daily rate £360 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -20.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 30 £328 +19.18% 10
West Wales -9 10 £300 +14.28% 14
North Wales +2 4 - -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 25 (32.89%) Red Hat
6 21 (27.63%) Citrix
6 21 (27.63%) Linux
7 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
9 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
10 14 (18.42%) DNS
11 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
11 13 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (15.79%) XenDesktop
12 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
12 12 (15.79%) RHCE
12 12 (15.79%) SAN
13 11 (14.47%) IIS
13 11 (14.47%) Clustering
13 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
13 11 (14.47%) XenApp
14 10 (13.16%) SCCM
14 10 (13.16%) Oracle
14 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (13.16%) Symantec
15 9 (11.84%) AIX
15 9 (11.84%) MS Excel

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.47%) IIS
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.95%) Apache
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.32%) nginx
9 1 (1.32%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.32%) Confluence
9 1 (1.32%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) DNS
2 12 (15.79%) SAN
3 8 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.21%) DHCP
5 5 (6.58%) VoIP
6 4 (5.26%) WAN
6 4 (5.26%) LAN
6 4 (5.26%) VPN
7 3 (3.95%) Firewall
8 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) OSPF
8 2 (2.63%) BGP
9 1 (1.32%) VPLS
9 1 (1.32%) VLAN
9 1 (1.32%) IPsec
9 1 (1.32%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.32%) IPv6
9 1 (1.32%) MPLS
9 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Subversion
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Hudson
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 7 (9.21%) Wintel Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.58%) Developer
7 5 (6.58%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Build Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Server Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Wintel Support
9 3 (3.95%) Architect
9 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) Apache Camel
1 6 (7.89%) REST
1 6 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (7.89%) JSON
1 6 (7.89%) SOAP
1 6 (7.89%) Spring
2 1 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Clustering
2 9 (11.84%) Open Source
3 4 (5.26%) LPAR
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.63%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.32%) Wiki
6 1 (1.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.84%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.63%) Linux
4 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (14.47%) Windows 7
7 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (11.84%) AIX
9 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 5 (6.58%) UNIX
10 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.32%) Debian
11 1 (1.32%) CentOS
11 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 7 (9.21%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.95%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.95%) Coaching
6 2 (2.63%) DevOps
6 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.63%) Migration
6 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.63%) Service Management
6 2 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (1.32%) Network Design
7 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.32%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.32%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.32%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 8 (10.53%) VBScript
2 7 (9.21%) Java
3 6 (7.89%) Scala
4 5 (6.58%) SQL
5 4 (5.26%) VB
6 3 (3.95%) C
6 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (15.79%) RHCE
5 7 (9.21%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) VCP5
7 3 (3.95%) MCITP
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (3.95%) MCP
7 3 (3.95%) MCSE
8 2 (2.63%) RHCT
8 2 (2.63%) MCTS
9 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 42 (55.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 11 (14.47%) XenApp
6 9 (11.84%) vSphere
7 6 (7.89%) vCloud
8 5 (6.58%) Terminal Services
9 4 (5.26%) XenServer
9 4 (5.26%) NFS
10 3 (3.95%) Xen
10 3 (3.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.63%) MetaFrame
12 1 (1.32%) Samba
12 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.32%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) SCCM
2 9 (11.84%) Hyperic
3 7 (9.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
4 6 (7.89%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.26%) ARCserve
5 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.95%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (3.95%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Intune
7 2 (2.63%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.63%) Puppet
7 2 (2.63%) SCOM
7 2 (2.63%) Nagios
8 1 (1.32%) Ansible
8 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.89%) Red Hat
3 21 (27.63%) Citrix
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle
4 10 (13.16%) Symantec
5 8 (10.53%) JBoss
6 7 (9.21%) HP
6 7 (9.21%) EMC
7 6 (7.89%) BMC
7 6 (7.89%) McAfee
8 5 (6.58%) Remedy
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco
9 4 (5.26%) Dell
10 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.63%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) NetApp
10 2 (2.63%) Intel
10 2 (2.63%) Sophos
10 2 (2.63%) Mitel
11 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
South Wales
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Senitor Associates
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Syntax Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Jumar
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Jumar Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 17 days ago